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Mount Hood: Climbing Oregon's Highest Peak

OPB | March 29, 2012 8:30 p.m.

From all around our region, Mt Hood sits on the horizon like a tantalizing gem. Who hasn’t dreamed of climbing it? In fact, people come from around world to do just that. But as Oregonians, we’re lucky enough to have it in our own back yard. Tonight, Jule Gilfillan explores the history, challenges and rewards of climbing our highest peak.

Producer - Jule Gilfillan
Editor - Todd Sonflieth
Videographers - Michael Bendixen, Nicholas Fisher, Todd Sonflieth
Additional Videography - John Waller, Andrew Holman
Associate Producer - Halley Connelly
Audio - Steven Vaughn Kray

More Information
Slideshow: Andrew Holman’s Mount Hood Climb
Mount Hood Climbing Stories
Mazamas website
Crag Rats website
Portland Mountain Rescue
AMR Reach and Treat (RAT) team
Mountain Wave

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